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NOW National Conference Review by Sara Zulfiqar

NOW National Conference Review by Sara Zulfiqar

     This past summer, I was lucky enough to be sponsored by the Mid-Suffolk chapter of NOW to attend the national conference in Orlando, Florida. A yoga fundraiser organized by the members of the Mid-Suffolk chapter helped raise funds that allowed me to fly out to Florida to attend the conference. Thanks to all […]

What going to college means for a woman… by Jordan Pollack

What going to college means for a woman… by Jordan Pollack

“One in four college women report surviving rape or attempted rape at some point in their lifetime” “It is estimated that for every 1,000 women attending a college or university, there are 35 incidents of rape each academic year.” “Less than 5% of completed or attempted rapes against college women were reported to law enforcement.” […]

My Experience as a NOW Intern by Jordan Pollack

My Experience as a NOW Intern by Jordan Pollack

When I first heard about the NOW, I was in eighth grade and it seemed almost too good to be true. I couldn’t believe that there was an organization solely focused on women’s rights that was so comprehensive in women’s rights representing a hub for all issues regarding feminism. I had always strongly admired this […]

The Guardian: Feminist group appeals to second-wave activists to rejoin cause: “You’re not done”

The Guardian: Feminist group appeals to second-wave activists to rejoin cause: “You’re not done”

In 1950, Muriel Fox applied for a job with the world’s largest public relations firm, in New York. “We don’t hire women writers,” she was told. Months later, she got her foot in the door. In 1956, she became the youngest vice-president of Carl Byoir and Associates. Then she was told she couldn’t progress further […]

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